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VOL. 78. EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, A'CVrKHR 12.1913 NO.30
Residence of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Jones, Where Auxiliary Reception Was Held.
U. D.C. CONVENTION. aionsof the convention that which EWehVI.Jv i he officers of the state
was of the most, interest to the pen co* -ventiun, ami i he pr?sidents of
pie of Edgdield was Wednesday the loci I Edg**fieM and Dixie ehap
Best Meeting in History of Or- evening. The in voe dion iva-* 'hr "rs, Mrs. J I) [f ?Utein iud Mis<
ganization. Both Pleasant Rev. R. G. Shr.iiiionhot.se, and a- Sadie Wim-, .iud Miss Mildred
this was historical session the ptvsi- Itiiiherford historian of the G?nerai
and Profitable. Meets ^Mlt lunie,| lne exercises over to riruiii/.ation. In this room the
in York ville in 1914. Miss Martha VVa-hiiiaion. the smie 1 n mu hun ww most tastefully
m historian. The Hist nuinher wa- ami ariisihvillv designed in white
"Jefferson Davis March'' and -riv? i .1 r*?| ros-s, th?! colors making a
A detailed report of the conven- na? com," ."j.j,,,, |,v fj^v. j> [? V1..... ,.|a#... rf.? | ?"...," and adding x wi
tiou in The Advertiser this week | ftialoclr ."A Camp Fire I >ream,M an l? ih? ver toil egressions of lt os pi
will be impossi ole. Li the first place, original poem, wa* reeiied hy Mo nHv.
our mechanical foice :s temporarily A. A. Woodson. Th-poem is pnh ht ?In* h -ll, which is large and
reduced.and In the second place lhere |i8hed elsewhere in tliis i.^sn?-. The .M?r?iv??j^r c..lois were also red'
are four sessions of tue, convention . "QIJ Cohfediit" was sung by Gen nd ?iiii? and ^ > u.hern smilax was
and two receptions yet unreported, ; ,i# pT .Tea- u i; ;;f A ?ken -as-Ut ? d b.v u .??! . in-, :.i-.-.r.i*?.>n. Across the"
^v^usequeutiy H ^uuid be practically i-a- enorus "> yon ii g lad.?* rn mi fe j .'-mn. . t ..... hall .v?n a drapery
jmpussiniy for any weekly'pap? f \o j Auxiliary obai. Th? fong ?.-:!...! .villi iii., io-, h, "L-st we forget"
compass so mao:, in one issue. We forth repeated enc ?n .-.. M Wood I ido-.- ? .ipui ??. tu full view of each
endeavored to make the last issue, son present"il VJIMIII? -.i -t.. : i.-: nv <.'. . eu nov?!, i m ?st. appropriai' .
in pan at leasi, a con ven lion issue, dat? lo ti,,, division Gu. . li : for such .. . .... i-i-m. Hi-.?? one
auJ tuvj ojea vjry maja gratiri? l Teague a idn-sse?* ie CM?V.-U? .H. ? nr-s or, r ?:i:;>.\ h a souvenir
by tuc many complimentary things M"" j ,j,,. ..,", ; >.j v ii t b??ok. us ?. . : I i .tlc on i'm ivliiie
Ul it were said c^uoeruiug fue Ai- the present, ll?- spoke eh i Uv of ...<. ! ,.?. ..?.<>. ..in? room I? .mu i
Vertiser, botu by visitors ami nie "|lilL |,c s, v .,",]' (. ,j ?,,j|\ii I. i...* mil w'iite
Home people. I tidg-fi"id during ami run .H.' ?\ I-MIII, ?MIV in I'V?.I.MII-,
Xas Patrioii; ??;jratioas. j al ter lile w.ir? **T nt i-i .. . .? ii ;> . j < el . ? !.oso? i.= <. -slin?:1
' We Wish io ca' i especial allen Lion Camp Ground." a ipi irt-i .. I?j li-? ? vi .??,.? ... m M . ? iv i.??|
to the very attract V? manner in and .Mrs Slianuutihou-i'. Wt.s I* m I ' ..? : . .? nug r ?? ? : ti lo chu [
whicti me upc ra house was Uecuiut- Shaun.m-om-c and Mr ti? ..I'' . . >. ? irtesies. In the
ed. .Notwithstanding Hie Inclinai .Muns, was i li iron?. :?: .? j ii . ? ? _ . . ->\ -i elah >rai u salad
tue rostrum ami auditorium aie Next caine th"a imir< ne ml i . s.. . ?' ? ir? . .. Hi <..?.T'* and m-nis wute
very lar^c ami liieuellnig unusually tien. M L l?oiiliam. l''.?i III ? <. ? i iii s ? ,.,\
li iii ii, ihe cullie lnier.ur was as au hour ?te liehi I .<. ..! .-. i?(cc?i.? ? j "?1 . . .? .. i ,.. ?vis rt >!etii .vith
taSletully decorated as if ii bud of the lame audience ?m i ?iin. -lP1 . .. fi i l'i ! c mv.iul'o i i.??-; ;
been uni.y a drawing ruoui in au j um] he as i han ked m??.?i imaiti'v! iii eipi ?. >? ? n-m-el v?*s as luink
hrilfie?eld hume, l ue deuoraiiuii ? hy the prc ideut <>r i (. v.iiu ?. j .'. / . . ' >.nunion ami Wn
CO.uinillee, like all committees wno address which evi?l?. iced iii" in >. 1 ' "ie*. . . '? . . ; .. tr rv ?viii ?rfill
couiriuuted lu Hie success ot l?e oe- carefel ptvpiniliou. VV nhl tii.?;jiu >v-?x vi-, :i th . <. > DM; C ?II
casiou, did Us worn, tuilhfuliy ami,this address iviticil <. iiLiiii-d s I V"it iou ?vi ,? ..' \r >.-i< iii; wu ;il
Well. j inuch hearing upon L'i? Sou: licru j m ?ii%!< ' Un- it .voiilil lu* a -1 i tri -
vV hile the profusion of red and Confederacy lit il u ?ir u . ip! ?. -ii >.*-?. ; .. ? i i i - 11'\ <x to 1* ?I low BJ gu
while which was gracefully draped know could !>.. .c;: lie iv? I abroad I '?I ??el . -i h;u' st md lid next
about tilo rusirum, uVer lUe wiudu .vs over South Carolina. A ver.\ pl.-?i* j.? < .r
and 1 rum the ceiling', lugeiher willi ant feature of lin* *?veuiiiy w . . in ! ' Thursday Afternoon.
a scuie and uioie ut Cuntedciale il ti?*t by Mi's. VV. I*. Caimmii ?md j Tin' li . h.iciness session was
tia?.-, presented au inspiring sig li t, J 31 rs. John it. Tompkins. Th . ! heM T'iin>d.t\ alfriioon, the major
the italure of Hie decorations lhat crowning feature of ih? program \ .rir.m ol wi. w.as cons.nu d
appealed especially lu the patriotic . wan thu splendid add re>? nf Mi-* j with nt- ...uni election of o IK ce r.s.
pride ut n.e people of ibis county j Mildred Rutherford u! Athens, th . K .,- m ihm i-vo hoars the most
Were tue portraits of Edgefield lie-j h florian uciierai of thu I'. I) t ! un.?. . m-..?--i, prevaile?!, the j
rues lhat Hung upon the walls. I Al?hough the audie nee wis s.> ? 1 ;iii*inis ol' M?IIU< who ?isom'd lui
Amuiig mese Edgefield leaders and what fatigued when she began h-. | tiliic .?, '..- , ous|iiciious?y active iii I
oiuers who rendered g ..nut service address she held lueui for nearly an III.M.' t. vier iii-j hilloting I
?tieu. Julni I*. Li?tes, tien h mr and ut the .dose lhere w.Te j cl.i. . following were announced
las VV. Car wile, Capu VV. ll. regreU that she ?li?l not S|?eak long |H>I?..fi.HT- for thc ensuing year:
son, tien. *M. C. huller, Cul. er. She told the convention much j |?P,...II. Miss Alice Karie, (io
.h Abney, tien. iL W. tiary, about South (.'andina history that | liuum..
). C. Tutnpkins, .Mr. \V. S. they never heard or read before. I Kirst vim-|. res id nt, Mrs. J. L
r, Mr. T. J. Adams, the young- Mr. VV. S. Uovar, the only sur- J Mc v ni. Jonesville,
idier fruin thia couuty. ?ccu- vivor of the old liklgeKeid ooitipariyj S.e....j vire-president, Mrs. J. D.
a prominent position was the living in Edgefield, w.is inviieil np*! ll..,-t.-m. (?|?iM?ehl
ut uf tien. VV. H. Wallace, tue on the roslin tu. The ubi li i of im-j r.,ir,| vit .-president, Miss Mary
udge Wailace of Union, the company was placed in his hands j Williams, V..rk vide.
. ut Mrs. .lohn C. Sheppard, and he waved it, in ivs,, use lo j b'-mrth vice-president, Mrs. A. G
?id batlle-scarred Kag which cheers from Hie audience. Sinclair. B.-miuUsville.
igefielJ lillies, under the com- Dixie Auxiliary Reception. IWor?|iug .-ec. iv ta ry, Mrs. Mil
ut Capt. Cicero Adams, car- " ... , . ?lin?, Darlington.
,l . 7 j On Wednesday afternoon fr.-m;
liruugh the war was untuned _ ? _rt .. ." , .. t">rre-poiniiiig secretary, Mrs.
" III b to /.3(J the liamlsoiliu residence (1 , ..
i rustruin and alsu tlie oeauli- ^ j, ^ j ^ s ei e f ' 1 rr,,**o.'n>e.
?g which the South Carolina ** '\ ',. . ". ' >t''1 u Ili-ion m, Mrs. Waller H. Hunt,
, oeautv wlien all the <leleirat?s t> .,
un presented to tien. Carwile. , v , ,. ,,? ? ? r ,-, We*viiiTiy.
, K , . i the South Carolina Division u. D M M ?
decorations thai deserve spe- ., ,. i I re ourer, Mrs. .Mullie Ire rr v
' C. were the guests ul th . Dixie ? f
enliuii was ihe canvas streich- *tl_?i. ", /ii..,.., .. u'. .: . 1 ,J ""' l"[,'t
, ... ... Auxiliary Uliapter ul Hie h, I? eli ? ii ; ", ,., .
?uss the street in front ol Hie n n , . ... , i U?:'i ?Uar, .Mrs. J. lt. 1 ri m m 1er,
, , . L'. i>. U. Al me door \|rs. A. K
house on which was printed t ... .. .., j o?? i ri.nm. ?.
. . Loll ami Mrs. .Mamie JS. Idiuii: > , T ,
;e letters Hie winds, Wei- i . lie >" ' -r ol crosses, Mrs. J ulm
' ?reeled the guests willi a -emu;'
[J.D. U." which was placed c?,r?!mlii.>-, ai.d on Ute r.giiieutrauc | ''" ' ""-*
iii rough the thoughtfulness ul io the door ilclighifu! lei was se:i-j ?iu^sris C.a?.:er Reception.
D. Ilolsiein. Tue store ol ?1,1 ?.v Mrs. M. D. Jeffries a:i?l M s a'as .*vs.Miie.l ai
i> r i i N. M. .loll-s il r.. E. C. 1 > :. i. -, : '? .?n.. ..f -.| , .1 Ii ll..|<tci;i
i. 1 emt tfc ll d- ?i i was al-- . ., . ,, . I 1 " Cl '?
, c.. I Airs J. I? bd van!n .i.s. -i ...! i . liilueiicM chapt-r,
readably <l c?..-. c l, th-.' r ou i>. -c i
? ststeii in receiving. ! ,> T n sdav evening has
ws hearing words oi weleuiue vit...- ., ?? r,. '. . i , i .
. rxiiei a i i-i i .-.-Lin? ?ii.. ? v ol ?.. u. i nu ..- oeeu iviinessed in
WA'T a v t'acn ^r,u'sl VV:ls escorie?! in iiet.?dg'li ld Imfoi , the occasion he
weaaesday Evening. drawing room where stood al ..,_|;-,. . r, ivptiou ivbieh was tendered
ill oi tue six iuteresting ses- line ul' the distinguished guest* ol ihe mem I.? rs of the Stale conven
rion by the Ed ge field chapter. Thi
ancestral home which is locat< d
near the bosniens portion of the
own was' almost encircled by nu
merous Japanese lanterns whose
bright colors made an attractive
foreground for the white electric
rays streaming forth fruin every
opening in the building. As these
:ivs penetrated the darknes*
without 'tjiey seemed to welcome
il.e approaching guests who upon
crossing the threshold soon expe
rienced th? glow of true southern
h os pi tal ira that permeated tho at
mosphere of the home.
The gu?jsts were welcomed at the
loor by .Mrs N. G. Evans ami
Mrs. B. ?5? Nicholson, passing them
to Mrs. G." A. G ri ?fi II who received
them ;it the entrance to tue parlor
and int.(^(uc"cl them to the old and
new dividen officers who formed a
semi-circle" in the parlor. Ai 1er an
exchangefoof greetings and hearty
congratulations, bestowed upon the
new otlic???, the iruests weic ushered
into the iftght front parlor by Mrs.
ii. A. tda&di, where delicious fruit
punch wa? served by Mrs. B. L.
M i ms andj:Mrs. J. B. Kennedy.
The spacious hali was attractive
ly decorated in red flowers and smi
ax and trie parlors also presented a
scene ot* surpassing beauty, the dec
orations Jjei'ig wnite li o we rs and
smilax. Av? ve ry turn thc Confeder
ate colors'/were in evidence, which
j L- gether-with the evergreen* made
i rilling.background for the count
'ess richland very exquisite gown*
that we re* fash i o ned after the latest
Parisian mode. There were, ton, a
irenerons Sprinkling of pons of vet
erans, atlrr?d in conventional even
inu dres8,^among the gay com nany
who lent .Variety, if riot addition*1
charm, to^he pleasing scene. The
all rac ti vences and forms and the
hanrlsom?^gbwris wpre the least of
i he charrnis of tho ladies present,
for b^rcjj^^v'ffiit he red; the leading
intellectual lights among the parri -
otic women nf Son th Carolina. Their
'.right conversation, exchanges of
wit and ready repartee, showed that
i hey can becomingly graine any oe
I easion or com ??in v, even though the
personnel be from the Royal tv it
"'The flow of the soul" was not
'he -rilv piSli'llM of tho evening Tn
lbw dining room, which also shared
? ..Huerons!v of i'?e svdlfftno <>f d'o.iri
lions. MM. A E. Padget?, Mr-?. O
Ii. Mav and Mrs. A. A. Woodson,
i sisted by Mrs II. A. Smith. Mrs.
J. K. Mart and Mrs. B. li. Jones,
.lerved i "1 cream and eik", ea-h
plate b'ing decorated with a minia
.'nre don fedora* e fl ig which the
guests retained as a souvenir of th ?
A happv feature of th* evening
was tho presentation of booklets tn
Mrs. C. E. Graham, th? retirme
^i?te preside t, and Mrs. .T. D
ITo'stein. the president, of the Rd-re
Field Olnnt.er, bv the Dixie Auxilia
ry, the presentation being graceful
ly made Hy Mrs. Lvnch o'- Lin cas
ter, a former (l i vision historian. Tho
booklets, iti addition tn the auto
graphs of the members of the oon
veniion written in red ink, contain
ed Edgerield views, pointed para
graphs from the Ii Igeiiel'l Advertis
er bearing upon the convention and
other original features that will
make 1 heir grateful possessor nrize
thom as unique souvenirs of the
South Carolina convention of 1013.
The arr.val of the hour for >av
ieg good-bvos was altogether un
we'oom e. The delegates from ali
puis of the state to the convention
had so greatly endeared themselves
to the people of Ridgefield naring
their short play here that the hosts
and hostesses yere loath to give ut
terance to parting greetings.
Attorney-Gen. Peoples' Gun
Columbia, S 'C., Dec. 6.-Rob
ort Marshall, a negro cook in the
Elks' Club, was accidentally killed
tonight by Thomas II. Peoples, al
lot ney general of Sotiih Ci ol i na.
Attorney General Peoples h. ind ed
his new pistol to a friend in the
club. Tlie niger was caught ex
ploding the gun. and the negro was
slml in ilie head. He died almost
Attorney Irenenl ?Veples, under
thi- guard "i a Hieblat.<l County
dupu y kneriff, went lo the gover
nor's mansion, where he spoilt the
The inquest will be held to-mor
Beautiful Tribute to Mrs. Bacon
Mrs. Lott Entertained New
Century Club Death of
?VIrs. Angeline Bacon died her?
on Wedn^sda;, morning December
8, at 8 o'clock, at the home of Mr.
diaries 1). Kenny, and in lier dean
Mot only the town has been sadden
.d but the entire community. Coi
sid erin ir ber advanced age of st",
years, the end was not unexpected,
11 lb ou gb she had been sick for uul.i
a few days.
Mrs. Bacon was the daughter of
Hannon Gallman. whose home wa?
known as "Pine Pond," and herc
she was born, married and lived bet
life time until about two years agu
the infirmities of old age compelled
uer io close this beautiful and ipi um
old place, and she resided in tin
home of ber nephew, Mr. Kenny,
.iud lie and his wife made her de
clining days peaceful and happy
Mrs. Bacon wis the wife of
Thomas Glasscoek Bacon, who wa>
colonel ol' ihe 7th South Carolina
volunteers, be being mustered iuLu
service at Monimorenci by Gen.
Evans in June 1801, and he imme
diately reported to Gen. Beauregard,
(following the battle of Manassas,
Col. Bacon was stricken with ty
phoid fever and was discharged, and
later died at his home. His widow
was left entirely aloue, her sou hav
ing died previous Lo ihe war, and
her life, as lived, was for the hap
piness of others. Many enjoyed the
comforts of her hospitable roof, and
numberless arc those who have been
helped by her bounty.
Dear to ber heart was the Lost
Cause, and she always took an ac
tive part, Li the work of the -D. oj.
C., ami was the oldest, member of
the Mary Ann Buie chapter. A pa
ihelic incident of the slate conven
tion, U. D. C., held at Edgell -ld,
.vas when ibu report of the Mary
Ann Baie chapter was being read
by the delegates, Mrs. F. M. '.'. ai
ren, which chronicled some of her
good works, and the delegate Lu'"lied
1.0 the Dody and said, 'To-day sue
lies a corpse, and this is why our
chapter delegation wears the in o urn
ui g bad ire." A sidness prevailed,
md .Mr?. Graham, president, ha:i
the body rise and all stood with bow
ed neal for one minute. Daring thc
j lime sile uttered a prayer ln.it cac .
I daughter present would b? stum a
daughter as she. A floral tri mite
was ordered sent from the couve .
in her religious life, Mrs. Bieon
was a true Christ ?au and was .i
member of the Episcopal church ol
ridgefield. She always contributed
I'lie funeral services took place
Friday mo ruing at Edgetielo, at the
Episcopal church, and following
this tue body was laid to resi b.
side that of her husband ami sou.
Amollir the floral tributes were ap
propriate ones from the Mary Ann
Baie cnapier and Edgeti^ld chapter
D. of C., and ihe Episcopal church,
Ed gc iud d and Lhe Slate division D.
The active pill bearers were
eight ol'her family servants and as
these faithful negroes passed out
bearing ihe body of "Our ini>tress,''
iheir streaming ces attested their
?ove for her. Tho honorary pall
bearers were: Ex-Gov. J. C. Shep
pard, Messrs. Buford Scott, S.
McG. Simkins, VV.B. Cogburu, W.
L. Coleman and P. B. Day.
Mrs. P. N. Lott was hostess for
lhe New Centn, y Club on Tuesday
afternoon, and during the buaiues*
session, lhe chief point o." mleresi
was seiiiiig aside a certain amount
ol money asa nucleus for the town j
clock, which the elub proposes to
give to thc town, some lime in ihe
future. A very interesting hour was
spent in the study of King Henry
IV, with Mrs. Edwin Mobley as
leader. The discussions were good
and shewed much thought and siudy
on the part of each one. A short
lime of e.ich meeting is devoted to
current events, and this was given
liv Alisa Zena Payne. During the
social hail h jin* tue hostess Served
a delightful salad cou rsc with
sweets, and was assisted by Mrs. J.
A. UoZi ei
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Lott wi!i
move Lo their country home near
lown, lhe first week in January.
Miss Sara Wale- visiied in Au
trusta daring hst week.
Dr. A. T. King left on Monday
to attend the Baptist convention at
?eii net' svi Ile.
During this week Rev. E. H.
Beckham and family will move to
i-freer where the former h is been
???si?riied to the pastorate. It is with ^
a djep feeling of sadness that the
.-nine town sees them go for during
?heir four years stay they h ive ?-n
deared themselves into the hearts
if not only the members of his own
flock, but to all. Wherever thev go
..ne abiding love and sincerest ^-?.?d
wishes of many friends will follow
Mrs. S. A. Collett and Miss Sara
.ollett were guests ol' relatives here
The L). of C. will meet on Thurs
day afternoon at 3::*0 o'clnuk nt
which time a full report of the con
vention held at Edgefield will be
Miss Luelle Norris gave a very
pleasant afttrnoon to the iii?*iul>**ra
>l the the Pi Tau club on We.lues
day afternoon, and the time passed
quickly and happily with progres
sive games and enjoyable converge,
After cards a two course repast was
Miss Nina Ouzts spent the past
week in Edgefield at the home of
her aunt, Mrs. Lynch.
Those of the .Mary Ann Knie
chapter who" attended the sesions
of the si;?e convention, IJ. !> C.,
held at Edgefield were Mesdames
F. M. Warren, M. T. Turner, I).
W. Lott.O. D. Black. W. il. l)o
b^v and Misses Lylie LaGrmie and
.Miss Fannie Level, of Newberry,
spent a few days of the past week
with his sister, Mrs. Ge<>. Wright.
Mr. T. W. Carwile of Au?Usta?
is visiting relatives here.
Mr. Stillwell died on Sunday at
his home near IJ.irmonv, after a
continued illness. >He has i??i??ii a
sufferer during -hi? life, and (..??. a
number of yea*rs he used a r**lli'?sf
chair to convey himself fr-"u ?1 ute
to place. Mr. Stillwell l-,v-- a
krge family of s:-ns and ilau'/in-rs
.ind a wide connection.' il ?vis 1
member of t!i<i Harmony ima eft,
nul the community held :i 11 in
iii,h esteem. 11^ was a Cont'd' u.*
Ve-e-.in bravely tight ?Mir l->r lie
right, and up HI Iii < IM>!< . v H
p-.i ced a laurel wreath.
Arbor Day Celebrated at Ed io
Arbi>r Div was c?l?br?t"' i . in
appropriate tn tun r at 1 !>" '?
li -ld Public and High Son . . .-.
l.i^t Fri.lay from 1*2:30 ' . ? \?
p. m The stu lents from
grade assembled in i hu ar.diioviu . it,
12:30 p. m. In th? open 01 j 1 ?
superintendent mide a brief i1 * .>
i he students in which he ex-I i . ?d
the origin of 'Arbor Div.'1 . I
emphasized tb? importance OM ..?
'ayear takinga little time fi . >. ihe
regular routine w uk and de*'- . >s
it to the planting of ire-" ?. >. 1
would mean s.? much for tie- 1 u?
pro vernen t and beautifying 01 un
The following program wu i
der od, after which each .? n ?M
marched out of the and ?ton nt? ... I '
planted a tree orfl -weis nude. . -li
lection of their respective te-. .
riie following was weil earn - t ? it.
1. The National Hymn.
2. The Republics Kmbletii- K zi
bet h Timinerman, 1st grade.
3. Leaves-Thomas Baile?, ?id
4. Father We Thank The- li?
nor Minis, 3rd uiade.
.3. What we do when we :. m 1
tree-Mary Nicholson, Ethe; '..
hain, Lillian Pattison,4lh ar-i ..
6. The Leaves-Nonna Sh u.'in
house, 5th grade.
7. Plant a Tree-Edwin F -nt,
6th y rade.
8. Secretions from the P . - -
Lydia Branson. Emma I, . ? .
ni mids, Lucile Reel, Willi fl?Jl&
Margaret May, Genevieve v. ?,
7th a ra? I e.
?. The Oak-Onida P.tfJe^
lu Arbor Day-Florence ~}^Ut^-u^o
11 The Farmers Creed
M a vs.
12. A Song-'*M,v 0 vu v ?
Lai gd stock of fell mai 1
one and two pi.-ces up to ?l
cheaper grades also on han"
Ramsey & J m.j